Chemistry Course Schedule for Kathryn Vogler. Chemistry, Tro. 2011
General Date Chapter Topic
09/01-09/30 1,2,3 Unit Conversion, Density, Significant Digits, Scientific Notation, Metric System, Specific Heat
10/01-10/30 4,5,6 Atomic Structure, Electromagnetic Radiation, Probability, Order of Fill of Sublevels, Electron Configuration, Periodic Table.
11/01-11/30 7,8 Chemical Formulas, Nomenclature, the Mole
12/10-12/17 9 Chemical Reactions, Reaction types, Chemical Quantities
01/01-01/26 10,11,12 Periodic Properties, Typical Elements, Electronegativity.
01/24 End of Semester 1. Comprehensive Final Exam.
01/25-02/28 13,14,15 Bonds and Bond Angles, Valence Bonding, Polar Molecules Coordination Compounds, Kinetic Theory
03/01-03/31 16,17,18 Solids, Liquids, Phase Diagram, Gas Laws
04/01-04/31 19,22,23 Gases & the Mole, Limiting Reactants, Reaction Rates, Acids & Bases
05/01-06/08 24,25,27,29,30 Electrolytes, Oxidation-Reduction, Half- reaction Technique, Thermodynamics, Classes of Organic Compounds, Organic Reactions & Biochemistry.
06/09 End of Semester 2. Comprehensive Final Exam.
Chapter exams will be given at the conclusion of each chapter.
Labs will be performed for each major topic, when the lab best fits into the school schedule.
Lab topics are: Metric Review, Density of Pennies, Specific heat, Wave/particle view of H atom, Flame Tests, Periodic Table, the Formula of a Hydrate, Types of Reactions, “s” before “d”; DEMO—Na in water, Burn Mg, Conductivity; Alloys of metals, Polarity and Molecular Shape, Complex Ions, DEMO--Boiling “cold” water; Graham’s Law, Acid-Base Titration, pH, Formation of an Ester.
GENERAL EDUCATION LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:
1. Read, interpret, and communicate scientificl concepts.
2. Represent and interpret information/data.
3. Select, execute and explain appropriate strategies/procedures when solving scientificl problems.
4. Apply quantitative reasoning to draw and support appropriate conclusions..